Arts & Culture

The lunch box dilemma!

By the time this article is printed, most of the kids in Garland County will have experienced their first day of school. While many students will eat prepared cafeteria lunches, lots of them still prefer to carry their own lunches to school. Has the "lunchbox packing dilemma" already started at your house?

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In Franklin's anthems, women heard an empowering message

NEW YORK -- Aretha Franklin never saw herself as a feminist heroine. That, she quipped, was Gloria Steinem's role. But she leaves a legacy of indelible anthems that resonated deeply with women by celebrating their strength and individuality -- and demanding, well, just a little respect.

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Toxic family casts doubt on couple's future plans

DEAR ABBY: I am in my late 20s and dating a man in his mid-30s whom I am crazy about. We have been dating for a year and are starting to discuss marriage and children. He's kind, hard-working, gives back to the community and does everything he can to make me happy.

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HS JazzFest combines jazz, classical music for concert

The Arkansas Brass quintet and the Anything That Moves jazz combo will come together in a singular evening of classical and jazz music on Aug. 31 in "Classical & Jazz Blow Out," a concert set to be performed during the 27th Hot Springs JazzFest at the Hot Springs Bathhouse Dinner Theatre, 701 Central Ave. An optional dinner will be served.

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A low-key rom-com for Gen-X in 'Juliet, Naked'

"Juliet, Naked " is a charming and smart little film about early middle age, second chances, regrets and the intoxicating freedom of written correspondence that's nearly impossible to explain without either spoiling something or being willfully misleading.

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